Abstract—In the current scenario of educational institutions, multimedia has dig up its own kind of space in some or the other way as a tool of educational technology. Multimedia has overcome the barriers of time and space and provides evidence to be accepted as an anytime and anywhere tool for educating multi-disciplinary masses. The process of knowledge acquisition becomes more efficient when the learners experience an event through a multimedia simulation. Multimedia technology empowers the educational process by means of increased interaction between teachers and the students. Apart from the fact that multimedia can provide educators and students with endless possibilities of quality teaching and learning, taking vital considerations of the pedagogical strengths and limitations of Multimedia, it can be used to its fullest potency, and reach the eminence of ‘New Educational Technology tool’.
Index Terms—Multimedia, educational technology, multi-disciplinary, pedagogy, constructivist learning environment.
S. Malik is a Research Scholar with the Department of Education, Mewar
University, Gangrar, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, 312901, India (e-mail:
A. Agarwal is an Associate Professor with the School of Engineering & Technology, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, 110068, India, (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: S. Malik and A. Agarwal, "Use of Multimedia as a New Educational Technology Tool–A Study," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 468-471, 2012.